DESIGN FOR A
BETTER WORLD



SHAPING THE FUTURE

WHERE INNOVATION SERVES HUMANITY

Don Norman Design Award (DNDA) is a global platform for early-career practitioners and educational organizations to showcase projects that impact society and then, to host an international summit for all groups that are working to benefit society through Humanity-Centered Design. What kinds of projects? See the United Nations’ list of 17 Sustainable Development Goals at https://sdgs.un.org/ (and read deeply into the numerous specialized websites branching off from that site). The summit allows everyone to share their knowledge, their lessons learned from both failures and successes, and to provide guidance and a platform for sharing.

Our mission is to champion humanity-centered design, emphasizing the rights and well-being of all people and the shared ecosystem we call “the earth.”

Dive into a world where design transcends aesthetics and technology, becoming a tool for societal enhancement.

PARTNERS & SPONSORS

CREATING LASTING CHANGE

We welcome enquiries from individuals and organizations to join us by becoming a sponsor of our award program and summit. Help people and educational organizations "Design a Better World." For more information, write to sponsors@DonNormanAward.design .

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Rethinking, the foundation logo just noticeably different: The Donald and Julie Norman trust logo

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Aga Khan Foundation

SAVE THE DATE

Nov. 14-15/2024

Save these two dates for the formal awards to be presented followed by the summit and an unconference, where groups working on societal projects across the world can get together to share ideas, knowledge, and their experiences. The summit provides a formal forum where on the second day, the unconference provides a participant-driven set of workshops.

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